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San Francisco to Washington train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$186.00
Shortest Duration74h 0m
Trips per day2
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How to book cheap San Francisco to Washington DC train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from San Francisco to Washington is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from San Francisco to Washington were $276.69. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $46.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from San Francisco to Washington?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Francisco to Washington by train is at 7:00 AM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 7:00 AM on Saturday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have train departures from San Francisco. Most train trips to Washington will depart from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
Train trips arrive in Washington at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Union Station are the main train stations in Washington for trips arriving from San Francisco.
  • Union Station